Fertility Alternatives Surrogacy Program
Fertility Alternatives has been serving Gestational Carriers
(a.k.a. surrogates or surrogate mothers) and Intended Parents for over 25 years. Fertility Alternatives is one of the oldest and most experienced agencies available today.
As the founder of this full service, boutique agency, and a two time Gestational Carrier, I have first hand experience with the surrogacy process and provide one on one support to the Carriers in my program.
Becoming a Gestational Surrogate is a unique way to supplement your family income, while helping others at the same time. This option is great for stay at home moms, single moms, and moms in most lines of work.
First-time surrogacy candidates and applicants who live in most states, are welcome and encouraged to APPLY
We also have a great need for mothers who are of maternal Jewish descent to serve as gestational carriers for Jewish families.
As a "Gestational Carrier" you are not genetically related to the baby you carry. Instead the embryos are already created by the intended parents you are helping. You are in essence, providing babysitting services for nine months.
Highly Competitive Compensation Package
A highly competitive and flexible gratitude compensation package is provided (valued between approximately $55,000-$75,000) and may include a "thank-you" gift in the form of a mini-vacation after you deliver, for a relaxing break with the companion of your choice. You may even qualify for a sign-on bonus, with your first embryo transfer procedure.
An "All-Inclusive" approach to compensation is not used. Instead, you receive a base compensation amount along with a benefits package personalized to you and your family's needs. You will find that the overall compensation will truly meet or beat other surrogacy programs.
Candidates who meet the ideal criteria for surrogacy may be offered a special bonus within her contract.
Close personal Attention
You will receive close personal assistance throughout the process. You will not have to worry about different case-managers
overseeing your journey or unreturned calls/texts.
I am available most hours of every day (including weekends, holidays, and vacations) if you need help, advice, or reminders.
Your financial requirements and benefits package will be discussed well in advance to allow a more efficient contract experience. Travel arrangements will be made for you and your companion as needed.
On-time Funding and Payments
An independent escrow company is utilized to safely hold all funds for your case. Your payments and reimbursements will be made by ACH and typically only take a few days to clear.
Estimated travel expenses are paid in advance with only minimal receipts required after your trip.
Your medical bills are not sent to a 3rd party for payment. Medical expenses are paid by the Agency as soon as you submit the invoices. Funding stays in place until all medical bills are paid in full for your case.
You choose the best fit for your family. There is no pressure to work with any particular set of Intended Parents. You are offered profiles that meet your ideal situation. As a former Surrogate, I have a great understanding of what a comfortable journey feels like. If I have any concerns about a particular set of Intended Parents, I will not recommend them for your case.
To apply as a Gestational Carrier, there are various ethical, medical and industry standard requirements you must fulfill in order to qualify. These requirements are typical of all legitimate surrogacy programs.
Review all topics of the FAQs to learn more about the process.
Be between the ages of 22-40.
Have delivered and raising at least one child.
Have no more than 2 previous C-sections.
Have had no more than 5 deliveries.
Have delivered a baby within the last 7 years.
Have a body mass index (BMI) under 31.
Have had recent, full-term previous pregnancies minimal complications. (gestational diabetes, hypertension, etc.)**
Provide pregnancy and delivery records for medical review.
Not have a significant history of depression/anxiety or require medications for such.
Be able to pass full medical and psychological screening.
Be nicotine, Cannabis, and drug free.
Have reliable transportation.
Be financially stable.
Not be receiving welfare benefits, government cash aid, or require food stamps.**
Live in a safe and healthy environment.
Have a good support system of family or friends and reliable childcare options.
Have no significant criminal record or history of mental illness.
Be a legal resident, living in the United States.
Live in a "surrogacy friendly" state for legal parentage procedures.
Be highly mature, reliable, responsible, detail oriented, and patient.
Love the idea of helping others in this unique way.
*If your most recent pregnancies have been without complications but you have a history of complications in earlier pregnancies, your application may still be considered after a full review of your pregnancy and delivery records. Contact me to discuss your individual situation to see if you might qualify.
** You may still qualify if you have a medical plan through a state program and will be reviewed as needed.